Discover America is the most recent project of musical chameleon Chris Staples. After several other musical endeavors, he's back with a batch of quirky, hip, retro, upbeat tunes on his debut album, "Psycholgy." It's full of carnival-esque melodies and some distant lo-fi hip hop beats with loads of quirky guitar lines and walking bass. "Psychology" explores the human psyche from an objective point of view. "I wanted to point out how predicable and unoriginal we are," says Staples. Themes include the afterlife, the biology of human love, childhood, faking hipness, commanding females, social difficulty, and the relationship between faith/doubt.
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Discover America is the most recent secretion of musical chameleon Chris Staples. It's a wound that has been oozing for almost a decade now. First with sorely missed angular-rock band twothirtyeight. Later with a Neil Young-esque solo career. Now he's back with a batch of quirky, hip, retro, upbeat tunes.
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